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Ride the waves

Thirty years today two great albums were released. The former had great success, but we are going to talk about the latter, which was probably not as famous, but was indeed quite good! It was “Katrina and the Waves”, featuring their most successful song. Strange, but this song had already been included in their previous album,

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This is not America!

…thirty years ago the Thin White Duke was warning us! This song was somehow scary but very beautiful!

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Snowman melting from the inside
Falcon spirals to
The ground

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So true

Dear friends, we all have songs we love, and that we have listened to thousands of times. But it’s so true, that one night you get to hear it live from five glamorous singers, just few steps away from you, and it’s really an unforgettable experience. So true!

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So true funny how it seems
Always in time,

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Those days that change history

Tomorrows is another day in history, tomorrow in 1985 of course! An artist that we mentioned some days ago for his 60th birthday was releasing a fantastic album, which stayed in the charts for about one entire year, and I really love it! On Mar 23, 1985, Howard Jones released “Dream into action”

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Covered sun

As you know this morning we had a fantastic eclipse in all Europe, but we already heard Bonnie Tyler’s song! But I tell you that thirty years ago someone already knew it all, and on Mar 20, 1985, he was entering the charts with this song that, this morning, ths sun could dedicate to the moon!

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Fathers in the 80s

Finding a song of the 80s for father’s day is no easy game: those were years of satin separation from families, of glamour revolutions. Madonna was aware of that, and she told her father in her own way!

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I need your help,

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The Pleasuredome

Frankie Goes To Hollywood – Welcome to the Pleasuredome

“Welcome to the Pleasuredome” means probably the highest point of Frankie Goes To Hollywood success. With three great hits they hit three times the number one in the charts, and their video were simple glamorous success. Of course I’m talking about “

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Unity and St Patrick’s Day

Dear friends, today we celebrate the anniversary of the union of Italy, even if we actually celebrate officially our Republic on Jun 2, but the world celebrates St. Patrick’s “Guinness” Day, or Ireland’s Day. Since we talk about music, it’s the perfect day to hear a song about the struggles for the rights of a divided people,

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Internet, media, audio and video

Fitz – Audio/Video

Internet, audio/video, multimedia. I read that in some sense, also internet was born in the 80s! First experiments started maybe in the 70s, it’s true, and the nets were in use for military purposes even before, but they registered the first .com internet domain on Mar 16,

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